For the past 5 days I have been away from home on a very exciting trip to Israel to report on the incredible sports scene that can be found there. I was invited by the Ministry of Tourism along with 39 other international journalists and bloggers to take part in one of the races at…

Running the same race more than once comes with a range of pros and cons Pros you know the route you know you can do it you have the opportunity to improve Cons you know the route…and know which bits hurt and which bits are boring you know you can do it…but perhaps you were…

Now I live in the city of London, and of course there are hills…but believe you me, I do everything I can to avoid them. I know, I know, hills are good for me, and help me develop strength and endurance…I just dislike them OK??? Well yesterday I couldn’t have avoided them even if I had…

My fitness journey started for real back in 2006 after returning home from a week long weight loss bootcamp in Devon at a time when I couldn’t even run to the top of the road I lived at…I came home 6lbs lighter, with some new ideas for food and a surprising enjoyment of running up…

My running hasn’t exactly been what you would describe as consistent the last few months, with my usual routine of evening and weekend running being somewhat disrupted due to limited childcare during these times, but today I had the chance to run, the chance to put down some mileage and I took it. My prep…

It has been a busy old year for me so far with little time to stop and take stock and as I am sure you will agree as women we just get to a point where you are like I need a bloody holiday. Not a city break, not a weekend away with the girls, literally…

It has seriously taken me almost a week to pluck up the courage to write this post…its OK its nothing gruesome of anything it’s just I imagined writing a slightly more positive race report from this event. So here goes Half marathons are funny old things, well they are for me. With a 5 or…

So for the last 3 weeks I’ve been saying “right tomorrow I’m gonna get up and do Parkrun” and every Saturday morning I’ve rolled back over in bed and not gone. But something has to shift Rose is 8 weeks old and not only can I not fit into any of my pre pregnancy clothes,…

Copyright © 2015 - The Fat Girls Guide To Running. Registered in England & Wales 656480.
Designed by Marcomedia Solutions.
Navigate to